La Tortuga Hostel

La Tortuga Hostel


Calle 9 # 3-116 Taganga, Santa Marta, Colombia

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About La Tortuga Hostel

La Tortuga Hostel is situated in Santa Marta and offers free Wi-Fi. It also provides an outdoor pool, massage services and a 24-hour reception.

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To Downtown2.6 mi


Check-in time12:00 PM
Check-out time11:30 AM
InternetFree Wi-Fi
PolicyPets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+57 318 2166260

Amenities at La Tortuga Hostel

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Window
  • Quiet street view
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Family rooms
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Safety deposit box
  • Grill
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Sea view
  • Laundry facilities
  • Minibar
  • Garden view
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Room service
  • Shower
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Outdoor pool
  • Socket near the bed
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Balcony
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Landmark view
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Lockers
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Mosquito net
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Mountain view
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Safe
  • City view
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Pants press
  • Trash cans
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Pool view
  • Desk
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • 24hr front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Storage available


  • Massage
  • Fishing
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Canoeing
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Gaming console
  • Cooking classes
  • Karaoke
  • Public bath
  • Streaming service


  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Concierge service
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Tour desk
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Key access
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

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Reviews for La Tortuga Hostel

GreatBased on 103 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Super friendly staff and other guests. (in 9 reviews)
  • Best hostel in town. (in 4 reviews)
  • The bar on the roof is also a good complement for relaxing at night. (in 2 reviews)
Cons -
  • "Hostel needs a little maintenance and cleaning, but can't complain for the price" (in 3 reviews)
  • "Around the hostel is a lonely dark roads, you have to keep safe" (in 1 review)
  • The pool is dirty and full of leaves and scum. (in 1 review)

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Where is La Tortuga Hostel

Most Popular Landmarks

Taganga Beach0.2 mi
Santa Marta Historic Center2.4 mi
Parque de Los Novios2.5 mi
Institución Educativa Distrital Normal Superior San Pedro Alejandrino3.2 mi
Playa Blanca4.9 mi
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta National Park45.6 mi

Getting Around

Santa Marta Restaurante las Acacias (Tayrona National Park)18.5 mi
Santa Marta Transportes Marsol S.A.S.2.6 mi
Santa Marta Mendihuaca21.5 mi
Santa Marta Terminal de Transportes3.4 mi

FAQs when booking at La Tortuga Hostel

How close is La Tortuga Hostel to the nearest airport, Santa Marta Simon Bolivar Airport?

At just 10.8 mi apart, the expected drive time from the nearest airport, Santa Marta Simon Bolivar Airport, to La Tortuga Hostel is 0h 21m. The estimated drive time may vary depending on high and low traffic times in the surrounding area. This is especially true for metro areas.

What is the best way for guests to get from Santa Marta Simon Bolivar Airport to La Tortuga Hostel?

One of the more popular options today is to take a taxi or ridesharing service directly from Santa Marta Simon Bolivar Airport to the hotel. This option is often cost effective, but guests must keep a lookout for peak time rates.

Is La Tortuga Hostel considered pet-friendly?

La Tortuga Hostel welcomes most household pets.

Is there a pool at La Tortuga Hostel?

Yes. HotelsCombined users traveling to Santa Marta often look for hotels with a pool available. Most hotels have pool hours, so be sure to ask the front desk at La Tortuga Hostel for pool rules and guidelines.

How close is La Tortuga Hostel from the Santa Marta city center?

La Tortuga Hostel is just 2.6 mi away from the center of Santa Marta. You can easily get to other landmarks from La Tortuga Hostel, including Mundo Marino, which has been found to be a popular place to visit amongst tourists.

What is the La Tortuga Hostel phone number?

You can reach the front desk of La Tortuga Hostel at +57 318 2166260.

Does La Tortuga Hostel have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, La Tortuga Hostel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

What is the check-out time at La Tortuga Hostel?

11:30 AM is the check-out time at La Tortuga Hostel. Late check-out may be available, but needs to be agreed with the hotel.

Does La Tortuga Hostel have a laundry service?

Yes, there are laundry services usually available at La Tortuga Hostel, Santa Marta.

How far is La Tortuga Hostel from Santa Marta Cathedral?

La Tortuga Hostel is a good place to stay to see Santa Marta Cathedral. It’s 2 mi away.

Is La Tortuga Hostel close to Tairona Gold Museum?

The distance from La Tortuga Hostel to Tairona Gold Museum is 2 mi.